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CBS
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm EST
. tonight, debra alfarone, 9 news. >> k debra, great demonstration. while the story of david petraeus' affair gets more complex by the hour, there's still one very basic question a lot of people are asking. why did he do it? there have been plenty of powerful men from bill clinton to anthony wiener who betrayed their families, marred stellar careers. why do men with so much to lose do this? fisher is an author of why we stray. >> it's very high testosterone. anybody who fights for rank as these men have are going to be high on testosterone. so that will trigger the sex drive. they're away from home a lot. they've got a lot of opportunities. a lot of women really like a high-ranking men. if they're not looking for somebody, they're likely to find a woman who really is interested in somebody like them. >> in civilian life an affair can cost a marriage, maybe a job. in the military, adultersers can also be prosecuted. david petraeus says the affair started after he retired as a four star general. >>> tomorrow nancy pelosi will announce whether she'll continue as house minority leader or step dow
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 1:35am EST
married, now former cia director david petraeus and this woman, the also very much married biographer paula broadwell. >> you may ow the affair came to light after this woman, 37- year-old jill kelley complained to a friend, an fbi agent. that would be this person here, that she was receiving threatening e-mails, reportedly from broadwell launching an investigation, and that put the lid on this. general john allen, a top commander in afghanistan, the man who took petraeus' place is now being investigated. seems when the fbi was looking into those e-mails, they also found 20 to 30,000 pages of back and forth between jill kelley and allen. some say they're potentially inappropriate, maybe even crossing the line. some say that other than a dear or a sweetheart, there's nothing going on. in another twist, remember that fbi agent, the one who started looking into the threatening e- mails? he's apparently now being investigated for sending shirtless pictures via e-mail over to kelley. he's now off the case. this is jill kelley's twin sister. what does she have to do with it? she'
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm EST
surrounding former cia director david petraeus. we now have a name for the woman who went to the fbi setting off the investigation that revealed an extramarital affair and led to petraeus' resignation. her family now has a washington attorney in crisis management team. also new tonight, lawmakers will hold hearings to determine why congress was not kept more fully informed about that fbi investigation. matt jablow picks up the story from here. >> reporter: david petraeus is a great leader, a great patriot. >> reporter: leaders of both parties had great praise on this veteran's day for one of the country's most decorated veterans, former cia director and retired army general okay david petraeus. his accomplishments notwithstanding, most lawmakers agree that petraeus simply had to go after the fbi uncovered an affair he was having with paula broadwell, a 40-year-old west point graduate who wrote a biography of petraeus that was published early this year. >> i can't believe it, but that's what it is. >> reporter: today we learned that the fbi discovered petraeus' affair with broadwell w
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
committee are asking why they didn't know the fbi was investigating david petraeus until he resigned. retired general richard myers told cbs this morning with investigation of this nature, notifying superiors is common. >> we saw lots of investigations in the military where the allegations were not proven yet, but that the chain of kidnapped was made aware that somebody was being looked at for whatever. >> before the scandal, general petraeus had been scheduled to answer questions on capitol hill this week about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. acting cia director mike morell will testify instead. >>> we're expecting closing arguments in the preliminary hearing for staff sergeant robert bails. he's charged with killing 7 adults and 9 children, civilians murdered in the middle of the night last march in the afghan villages. >>> over the weekend several wounded children testified at his hearing. a video link from afghanistan to a military base in washington state where bails is in custody. after tomorrow's closing arguments, the military will decide whether to move
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 1:35am EST
they were hit by a -- banquet when they were hit by a train. >>> tomorrow former cia director david petraeus will appear on capitol hill. this will be his first public appearance since he resigned last week. pethokoukis will be meeting with lawmakers behind closed doors and discussing that attack on the u.s. consulate inbenghazi. earlier today members of the president's national security team answered lawmakers' questions. congress now trying to piece together what happened before, during, and after the attack which killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >>> and tomorrow president obama welcomes congressional leaders to the white house where they will be discussing that fiscal cliff and trying to figure out some sort of deal. if they can't make it happen on january 1st the bush era tax cuts expire and some drastic budget cuts will king. the president says any deal must include asking wealthier americans to pay more in taxes. >>> the president also toured staten island today, getting a firsthand look at the damage from superstorm sandy. he visited a neighborhood w
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